Re: NT soon to surpass Linux in specweb99 performance?

From: J Sloan (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 16:28:00 EST

Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> Looks like TUX caught MS's attention:
> Anyone know if their method of achieveing this is as flexible as TUX, or is
> their "SWC 3.0" simply mean 'spec web cheat' and involve implimenting the
> specweb dyanmic stuff in x86 assembly in their microkernel? :)

One might say they cheated, both by using much faster
disks and more of them, and "supercharging" their web
server by putting a web cache in front of iis. Even so,
they couldn't quite catch up to Tux.


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